The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex

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1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes Camden Road, Albion Road, St James Road, Beulah Road, Granville Road, Chandos Road and Dukes Road
Please note:
  • These census records have been transcribed from images of the original census sheets. Whilst all care has been taken, the result is an interpretation of the original which is available at Local Record Offices, from The National Archives, and from
  • Occupation has been unified (e.g. Ag Lab, Farm Lab, and many other such recordings are all displayed as Farm labourer).
  • The Sheet Number is as shown on the original document and is linked to a page showing all the entries on that Sheet (as well as entries from the following or previous sheet where the entry for the location covers more than one sheet).
  • In those instances where the Census entry is incorrect or missing and it has been possible from other sources to derive a correction, then these changes are shown inside square brackets, e.g. [Wife]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

3726 Dukes RoadJesse Start, M, Head, married, age 46, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    Jane Start, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Mary Annie Start, F, Daughter, age 7 m, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

3727 Dukes RoadFrederick Willard, M, Head, married, age 35, born Hildenborough, Kent; occupation Carriage Painter
    Esther Willard, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Willie Willard, M, Son, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Scholar

3727 Dukes RoadEllen Humphrey, F, Head, widowed, age 44, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation Mangler
    Fanny Humphrey, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Betchworth, Surrey, unemployed; occupation Domestic servant
    Agnes Humphrey, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Earley, Berkshire, unemployed; occupation Domestic servant
    Alice Humphrey, F, Daughter, age 11, born Blackwater, Berkshire; occupation Scholar
    Rose Humphrey, F, Daughter, age 7, born Northfleet, Kent; occupation Scholar

3728 Dukes RoadMary Allcorn, F, Head, widowed, age 56, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: beerhouse keeper
    Mark C. Underhill, M, Grandson, age 7, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    George A. Underhill, M, Grandson, age 5, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar

3729 Dukes RoadAlfred Bowles, M, Head, married, age 20, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Mary Ann Bowles, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Binfield, Berkshire
    Thomas A. Bowles, M, Son, age 1, born Binfield, Berkshire

3729 Dukes RoadEdwin Gorham, M, Head, married, age 42, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Keziah Gorham, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Steyning, Sussex
    Walter Gorham, M, Son, age 18, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: lodging house porter
    Edwin Gorham, M, Son, age 16, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Emma Gorham, F, Daughter, age 10, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Alice Gorham, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

3730 Dukes RoadHarriet Spicer, F, Head, widowed, age 73, born Chevening, Kent; occupation: former laundress

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